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Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Resources


The American Parkinson Disease Association has established a Young Onset Center with a full-time director dedicated solely to supporting young individuals and their families. The Center is located at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenbrook, Illinois. Please feel free to contact the director Julie Sacks, LCSW at (877) 223-3801 or apda@youngparkinsons.org.

APDA has produced the Young Parkinson Handbook: A Guide for Patients and Their Families edited by Michael Rezak, MD, PhD, Susan Reese, RN, LCSW, and Julie Sacks, LCSW. In addition, leading experts from around the country significantly contributed to this excellent book.

The APDA Young Onset Center also produces a quarterly e-newsletter, Be Informed. Live Well. Stay Strong.

To view a list of Young Onset related support groups in Massachusetts, please click here. For additional information, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at (800) 651-8466 or information@apdama.org.